Mark Sanford was our governor from 2003-2011. It's amazing what he did not accomplish in his eight-year tenure.
His mantra was to cut everything from taxes, education, social services, to infrastructure. This certainly contributed to the many problems now facing South Carolina. The result of his dysfunctional administration is illustrated by various categories of state rankings:
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The Sanford and Haley administrations have given subsidies estimated to exceed $1.5 billion to companies, such as Boeing and Amazon.com, and the Job Tax Credit Program. The jobs created by these subsidies have certainly not been offset by their excessive cost.
Why would any rational person want to vote for an individual who has demonstrated such incompetence in office?
Philip W. Wolfe